Easy Way to Steam Winter Squash - No Peeler Required
Steamed butternut squash
  • Butternut (or other winter squash) Squash
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup (+-)
  • ¼ Teaspoon Himalayan Salt (+/-)
  1. Carefully and with a sharp chef knife, cut off both ends of squash.
  2. Stand squash up on one end.
  3. Cut in half (lengthwise).
  4. Seeds and pulp can be removed now or after cooking.
  5. Put on cutting board, cut side down, and cut into a couple smaller pieces.
  6. Put into steamer basket and steam for about 35 minutes or until squash is soft.
  7. Remove from steamer and place on cutting board to cool.
  8. If seeds were not removed before cooking, carefully remove them.
  9. Once squash has cooled (about ½ hour depending on thickness of squash), scoop squash out into a mixing bowl.
  10. Add butter, salt, and maple syrup.
  11. Use electric mixer to blend.
  12. Re-heat before serving.
Recipe by Make Healthier Choices at https://makehealthierchoices.com/easy-way-to-cook-winter-squash-no-peeler-required/